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Call for Papers

MARBLE is a conference series which aims to provide a high-profile platform for mathematicians, computer scientists and economists from both academia and industry to present latest advances and innovations in key theories and models of blockchain. The previous editions of the conference were held in Santorini in May 2019, online due to Covid-19 in 2021,in Vilamoura in July 2022, and in London in July 2023.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:​ 

  • Cryptoeconomics/token economics 

  • Economic modelling of cryptocurrency systems 

  • Game-theoretic analysis 

  • Decentralised finance 

  • Stablecoins 

  • Consensus mechanism design 

  • Distributed Applications (DApps) 

  • Market mechanism analysis and incentive design 

  • Analysis of mining algorithms and strategies 

  • Price variation prediction and trading strategies 

  • Novel indices for digital assets 

  • Consensus protocol security analysis 

  • Mathematical modelling of network attacks 

  • Verification of smart contracts 

  • Measures of blockchain health 

  • Government policy related to blockchain economics 

Important Dates​ 

  • Submission Deadline: Thursday 22 February 2024 Thursday 7 March 2024 (23:59:59 AoE, UTC-12)

  • Notification: Monday 8 April 2024 Tuesday 16 April 2024 (23:59:59 AoE, UTC-12)

  • Conference: Tuesday 9 - Thursday 11 July 2024 



The conference will be held at the Gran Miramar Hotel in Malaga, Spain between Tuesday, 9 and Thursday, 11 July 2024. 

Submission Guidelines​ 

MARBLE adopts a double-anonymous reviewing policy, i.e., all submissions must be anonymized and may not contain any identifying information of the authors. Submitted papers must be original and contain work that has not been published before or is under review elsewhere. 

Accepted papers will be published by Springer Nature as part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE). The conference will accept novel research papers, systemization of knowledge (SoK) or review papers and short papers. Full paper submissions of up to 16 pages and short paper submissions of up to 8 pages (including references) should be prepared according to the guidelines.​ Appendices are allowed, but will be considered at the reviewer's discretion.

If they wish, authors of accepted papers will also have the option to publish only a one-page abstract of the paper in the conference proceedings, along with a URL pointing to the full paper. Authors should guarantee the link to be reliable for at least two years. One-page abstracts will not be eligible for the best paper awards. 

​Submission link: to submit your paper to MARBLE 2024, please follow this link and submit via the Easychair conference submission system.


The conference will be held as an in-person event. Each accepted paper must have at least one registered author who will attend the conference and present the paper. Registration for the conference is free, but mandatory, and should be done through this link: MARBLE 2024 - Registration. Registration closes on June 8th, 2024.  

​Previous Editions


Best Paper Awards​ 

The program committee will decide upon a best paper award and, optionally, on a best student paper award. 


All questions about submissions should be emailed to


The 5th International Conference on
Mathematical Research for Blockchain Economy

Contact Information:

All questions about MARBLE 2024 should be emailed to

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